MEET THE TEAM
Maria Alekseenko Magan
Maria is Monaco-based experiential entrepreneur with over 13 years of background in Retail Yacht Charters and Consulting & Business Development in Yachting sector, as well as Owner's Representative 49m M/Y, 26m M/Y
Maria is also organiser and founder of the
Experiential Yachting Forum.
(Copenhagen Business Academy, Denmark)
Superyacht New Builds – Project Management (Maritime Training Academy, UK)
Philosophy of Mind (Oxford University, UK)
Board member of European Committee for Professional Yachting. Member of Monaco Capital of Advanced Yachting and Cluster Yachting Monaco.
Interests: Preventive Healthcare, Longevity, Mental Health, Alternative Medicine, Adventures, Ocean & Health, Humanity, Philosophy, Writing, Social Economy, Experience Economy, PR.
Partnerships & Business Development
Karina is a former founder and CEO at the Reference & Business Intelligence Club (RBIC), a trusted gateway to knowledge and reference for foreign businesses. The association, headquartered in Switzerland, with the main purpose to assist its members and partners with business development in new foreign markets and to establish their presence internationally.
Karina moved to California in 2016 to join her spouse and then to Portugal in 2022.
She is an experienced corporate events producer, super-connector and go-to new markets facilitator with an extensive network that helps brands and companies with their business development and marketing initiatives.
Karina hosted numerous events and experiences for HNW clients in collaboration with luxury brands in France, Monaco, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Silicon Valley and Miami. Among the brands she worked with Hublot, Mont Blanc, Roberto Cavalli, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, Camper & Nicholsons, Edmiston, Julius Bar and others.
In 2019 she joined Experiential Yachting and leads partnerships and collaborations.
Founder of Felix BNI, Peter is a former Executiave Vice President and Worldwide Director of Client Services at global advertising agency McCann Erickson Worldwide and Head of Global Clients at TBWA\Worldwide.
He has managed and grown leading ad agencies in South Africa, Hong Kong, Greece, Mexico and the United States.
His long career includes top brands such as Apple, Audi, Campari, Coca-Cola, Citibank, Gillette, Heineken, Levi’s, Nestlé among many others and recently well-known yachting shipyards and yachting organisations among many others.
In 2019 Peter has joined Experiential Yachting as an independent Strategic Advisor.
He is also one of the Moderators of the Experiential Yachting Forum.